To help secure the future of the sport, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Provincial Unions have today cancelled all provincial representative rugby tournaments including the 2020 Mitre 10 Heartland Championship.
The cancellations include the Meads Cup and Lochore Cup (Heartland Championship), Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament, TECT National Sevens
The Black Ferns Sevens have secured their second back to back tournament this season, with a 33-7 victory over Canada in the Cup final in Sydney.
Having defeated the Canadians in the final in Hamilton last weekend, New Zealand were able to repeat what they had done late last year when
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Ian Foster has been appointed the new Head Coach of the All Blacks, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced today.
54-year-old Foster will now lead the All Blacks into a new era, after eight years as Assistant Head Coach of the team.
In making the announcement, NZR Chairman Brent Impey said Foster
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An intense battle which ended on a 12-7 point game as the visitors New Zealand Heartland clinch the victory.
Full Match Report to Follow:
Vanua Fiji 07 v 12 NZ Heartland XV
NZ Heartland XV 12
Tries: Hone Haerewa, Jaxon Tagavaitau
Conversion: Miles Medlicott
Vanua Fiji 07
Scorers : 'unknown'
NZ Heartland XV get the win in their
The New Zealand Heartland XV has been named to play Vanua Fiji on Wednesday 6th November.
The two matches series against the New Zealand Heartland Team on the 6th of November which is to be played at Churchill Park at 7.00pm
and at Lawaqa Park on the 9th of November 2019 at
New Zealand finished their Rugby World Cup campaign on a high when they clinched a 40-17 win over Wales in the Bronze Final in Tokyo on Friday.
After being knocked out by England in the semi-finals, the tournament’s defending champions were keen to redeem themselves and they certainly did that as
New Zealand v Wales
Bronze final at Rugby World Cup 2019
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The Big Picture
Nobody is pretending that two teams still hurting so badly after their weekend
The New Zealand Heartland XV team has been named for this weekend’s match against New Zealand Marist at Boyd Park in Te Aroha (kick off 2pm).
Coach Mark Rutene has named Thames Valley’s Brett Ranga to captain the side in their first of three fixtures this month.
The New Zealand Heartland XV